After promising Manchester City striker Liam Delap bagged a screamer for the Elite Development Squad on Saturday in a 4-1 win at home to Arsenal, many Sky Blues have implored manager Pep Guardiola to restore him to the first team squad.
Should Man City start Liam Delap over Sterling in the striker position?
Yes, play Sterling on the wing
No, Raheem through the middle please
Delap, who got on the scoresheet with a stunning finish as the EDS ran riot against Arsenal, scoring in the 84th minute with a sumptuous curling shot from just outside the area, wasn’t included in the first team squad for City’s away trip to West Ham.
The youngster had been turning Guardiola’s head for his performances in the academy setup, prompting a few squad inclusions and even a start in the Carabao Cup against Bournemouth last month.
Delap scored the opener in that game with a brilliant effort past Cherries keeper Mark Travers and many Citizens now want him back in Guardiola’s squad to make up for another injury to star striker Sergio Aguero.
These Man City fans have backed the youngster, with one even saying that he is “better than Sterling”, who has nonetheless scored four goals in eight games so far this term.
Man City fans plead for Delap to get senior call-up
Young boy better than Sterling
— fab🔔 (@Fab254k) October 24, 2020
Our saviour rn
— THE AGBOLADE 🦁- (@agboladephilip) October 24, 2020
I personally would prefer liam to sterling as the pointman…but pep wont hear this!
— Jotham (@JothamM20) October 24, 2020
We need him back
— Ty🏴🇧🇮🇧🇼 (@_mcfcty_) October 24, 2020
He should be in the first team but pep and youth dlnt go together😡😡😡
— Shawn (@shawnthesharkk) October 24, 2020
Let pep just give this guy a chance
— Nathan (@jwakingston) October 24, 2020
In other news: City fans are desperate for another Sky Blue figure to return, find out who here and don’t forget to comment below.
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